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jon is there live for us tonight to walk us through exactly what happened there this evening. john? >>reporter: well first off everything is back to normal. the all clear was given at about 7:45 tonight. nearly 4 hours after this situation started. now just after 4:00 o'clock the san jose college dispatch got a call from someone saying they were approached by another person who had a gun. man described as wearing a white t-shirt. after that police descended on the tech center where classes and final exams were taking place. students alerted by text. some students also texted themselves from the student center and financial aid center and as precaution places swarmed that location. san jose police 911 also got a call. as a result heavily armed officers went through all 5 stories of the tech center where some journalism students were finishing their final exam. >> basically they came enthusiastic a side door the adjoining classroom and ordered us hands up. drop the camera. drop whatever you are doing. and at which point they told us what they were going to do. they were going
. as bad as it was. cnh proud component used in the semiconductor industry and today fire sent toxic fumes of smoke into the air. >> i think the reason we are seeing the heavy black smoke was all the combustible oil, flammable liquid and gases. >>reporter: here's what the side of the building looks like. it's completely exposed as you can see. gutted because the roof collapsed. company says it will try to resume operation just as soon as possible. >> get the people working again. but yes, it's devastating. you look at this and just amazing how fast it all went up. >> i'm devastated. i was just it's my job. i don't know what to say or what to do right now. real devastating. >>reporter: employee tried put out the fire with extinguisher. fire too big. you can see it was no. word yet as to how it started. >> extra security will be on site tomorrow at 2 cupertino schools after bomb threat forced them to close today. but this is a picture of the threat found scrawled on wall at lynn brook high school in san jose. claimed there was a bomb at mont strays high school and included a thre
at this toy drive working harder than ever. stay working harder than ever. stay with us. 7 news at 9:00 c c sz more on the search for the suspect at 11:00 o'clock. >> well now to our other big story. the weather. it is dry are right now but not going to stay that way. let's check in with spencer and the fork. >> not a white but wet christmas. let's look at live doppler 7hd we are dry at this moment but rainfall closing in on us on the north coast. the area of moisture up near crescent city and eureka and there is a big mess of moisture headed our way and storm total since thursday have left with us a drenching already but not over 11 inches of rain. 10 inches of rain here and 5 to 6 inches of rain in santa rosa and san are are fell. ground saturated in some spots and her comes our next storm system as you see on the satellite radar composite image. see rainfall in the north bay tomorrow morning. it will sweep south and east later in the day. could be a very, very wet christmas afternoon and evenin evening. i'll give you a closer look at the animation and the arrival of tomorrow ra
us its reservoirs at 83 percent of capacity. >> east bay mud 5 reservoir at colonel bind 85 percent and one of the santa clara valley water district biggest rain water reservoir that's the lexington is at 63 percent. ment of room for more rain but still off to very good start this early in the season. well from rain to snow it is a perfect weekend for tahoe as we head into the new year holiday with weekend right before it. there is a lot of snow up there. 7 news john talked with bay area folk heading into the slopes this weekend. >>reporter: holiday combine with nice weather and plenty of new snow making sierra ski resort a magnet for bay area rest kent. >> we came today and we first time we open the season. we got together and we are excited to begin this season with fun and enjoyment. >>reporter: 7-year-old from san jose first taste of slopes. family drove from the south bay this morning. how is the snow. >> learning how to ski. i don't have a chance to learn when i was young so here we go. >>reporter: then there was oakland native larry rogers now living in chicago. gr
. stay with us. 7 news jeans. >> she heard a scream. she heard 2 gunshots and then the school went in lock down. >> heard screaming. police officers like ran out the door trying to fine the guy. >> police came in and was like is he in here then he ran out. >> they had to hide in the closet and they were quiet. children were shaking and crying an eventually they were leaving and when they were leaving the police made them hold hands police told them to close their eyes. >> students and others describing the horror today in a small town in connecticut. good evening i'm dan ashley. as you probably know by now this has been a horrific day. gunman slaughtered 27 people including 20 young children in a killing spree at elementary school in newtown, connecticut before ultimately taking his own life. in newtown overflow crowd tonight at the church as the community tries come to grip with what happened there. vigil were held all over the country including arizona, washington, texas, wisconsin and hear in the bay area naturally. the shooter has been identified as which-year-old adam lanza
a block. emergency crew had to use air bag and wooden block in order to raise that trolley. that's what you see the firefighters rescue crew doing there. sadly the woman has suffered life threatening injuries, we believe. but we are checking on that of course. now to a separate incident. blown transformer has shut down all metro muni lines downtown. that's the k, l and j lines. bus bridges in effect to get people around. very bad night for muni. we have more open both of these stories on 7 news leather:00 over on channel 7 and of course updates here as need be. >>> well now to the weather. much of the bay area continues to dry out and clean up after trio of storms. the sky 7 hd video shows some of the toppled trees around san francisco. in other parts of the city in the area there have been problems as well in san anselmo. 30,000 gallon of raw sewage escaped from manhole. most now recovered. the problem was apparently caused by some kind of material clogging a sewer line. we can go next to the south bay where vine hill road interscott's valley in santa cruz mountains could b
the origin of the guns adam lanza used to kill so many. even though he and the others are gone. >> we are going to do everything that it takes to ensure that we uncover every bit of evidence we examine every facet of it and conduct as many interview with everyone we need to do to paint a clear picture. >>reporter: at the same time process of burying all those who died has begun. services for first grader jack pinto held at local funeral home in newtown. attended by parents and their kids. some of them the 6-year-old best friends. they remembered his love of sports. >> he lakes to be playing. >> newtown is forever changed. we came today as teammate because that's who we are. we are here for the pintos. >>reporter: while the mourn earth's filled out of the church across the street a gesture of goodwill from someone 3000 miles away. a credit card number was phoned in offering to pay for everyone's coffee all day somebody from los angeles. >> she wanted to offer coffee that's how she can do it. >>reporter: something that simple helping the people of this town pick up and try to mo
is tracking it all for us on live doppler 7 hd. >> okay. here's the image right now. large moisture across the north bay where it has been all evening long. light rain pushing down into marin county. some heavy rain up north sonoma county around santa rosa and healdsburg see now it's more wide spread and moving slowly to the south and to the east. rainfall total 24 hours not so impressive anywhere yet really. no rain fall recorded in parts of the east bay south bay on the peninsula up in the north bay 16 hundredths at mount saint helena quarter inch at warm springs dam. at 5:00 o'clock wet for the morning commute. fwhet all areas at that time but 7:00 o'clock we will sea a lean of pretty heavy rainfall developing through the central part of the bay i can't remember sweeping east south later morning hours then into the midday hours. finally in the afternoon we see the heavy rain beginning to push to the south and east breaking up light showers with remain dear of the bay area remain dear of the afternoon. look ahead what is after that when to expect to see drying in a few minutes. >>
on us not a big soaker but it is cold and it will bring some rain. here's weather anchor spencer christian with live doppler 7 hd. >> okay dan we have some wet weather. finally moving natural bay area down from the north throughout the evening and now you can see clearly on live doppler 7 hd a path of rainfall. in the north bay mainly getting reports of light rain in santa rosa but obviously in the last few minutes or so the area of more concentrated rain developed down in marin county novato to fairfax and out to sea golden gate patch at vallejo and solana county and more moisture offshore so it's getting organized now. and wetter weather on its way. start our forecast animation 11:00 o'clock tonight at which point we'll see more wide spread and more concentrated rainfall as the front sweeps through during the overnight hours rainfall reaching into the south bay and east bay. by 5:00 o'clock tomorrow morning beginning rush hour we see trailing showers behind the front. not so much wide spread rainfall but some wet spots nonetheless with morning commute so keep that in mine
is still right over us. it's stalling out right over us at 2:00 o'clock in the afternoon. so the travel plans look to be messy not just the morning commute and if you have travel plans around the state, winter storm warnings covering a good portion of california. i'll be back with a look at that in just a few minutes. >> thank you gentleman big set back for house speaker boehner. revolt in the republican rank means no vote this evening on his plan b to avoid the year-end fiscal cliff. in a statement boehner says the house did not take up the tax measure today because it did not have sufficient support from our members to pass. boehner yanking his own legislation leaves the fiscal cliff negotiations in limbo would. 11 days before most every american see as tax increase. impact causing stock to slide in asia in friday trading. congressional chaos tops brutal day of political sniping even though democrat and republican may actually not be that far apart in negotiations chtd. more open had a part of the story from jonathan karl. >>reporter: bickering you would think they are miles apa
usually provides a third of the water we use so it is critically important. the department says the early storms have also replenished many of of the state's reservoirs as well. >>> so, a reminder stay with abc 7 news for are continuing coverage on our winter storms. you can track the wet weather any time with live doppler 7hd at abc7.com. we will keep you up to date. >>> moving on to other news. the health of former president george h.w. bush is a growing concern tonight. he was transferred to the intensive care unit. he has been at the medical center since last month because of a chronic cost. recently he has been fighting a high fever. this morning he was put on a liquids only diet. >> things are going well. we are obviously hoping but the medicines and treatments can help him turn things around. >> former first lady barbara bush spent christmas by mr. bush side and former president george w. bush his son is expected to visit in the coming days. well, in the east bay an oakland mother is recovering after being hit bay stray bullet while attending christmas church services. and she spok
u.s. fish wild life service and found golf was not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of the california red legged frog and the san francisco garther snake. >> rate now in the south bay police try to contact owner of high end used car confinement lot who disappeared wall dozens of luxury vehicle. we first brought you the story last night at 11:00. car owners are converging on sunnyvale motors looking for answers and their cars. lot has been empty since at least sunday and the owner can't be found. saint veil motorist sold considers on consignment for owner whose turned over the pink slip to expedite sales. >> car worth do you think. >> 40,000. >>reporter: 40,000? >> yes. >> just in disbelief. they correspondent belief they got swindled. sad to listen to the stories. >>reporter: mechanic at nearby shop says many cars were towed off the sunnyvale motor lot last friday. tow truck company said they were taken to auctio auction. the charges filed against sunnyvale owner at least not yet. >> oakland certainly had more than its fair share of crime but what happened
changing head lane from the international energy agency. they predict the u.s. will be energy independent by 2030. and become the world largest expor exporter of oil surpassing country lake saudi arabia, venzuela, even iran. solar. win. back yard oil boom has changed the global landscape and the landscape in our own back yard. we saw it firsthand in kansas. new technology unearth untapped oil reserve there and across the u.s. the affects already being felt well beyond the gas pump. >> this unconventional revolution in oil and natural gas is already having a big impact on the united states. it is creating something like 1.7 million jobs in the last few years. >>reporter: analyst with moody say for every 50 cents the gas drops this year that creates 350,000 jobs this time next year. that's abc news, new york. >> strike that has paralyze crab fishing off northern california will enter seventh day tomorrow. negotiations to end the dispute over pricing broke off this evening at fisherman wharf without an agreement crab boat owners held several meetings today to discuss oceans. crabbe
to the fiscal cliff. stay with us. 7 news as i say is. >> raining all over the bay area as you know. here's one of the problems it caused. large tree crashing down on a carport in marin county. nobody was injured. >> trucker driving on highway 162 in mendocino county escaped giraffe huge chunk of the roadway gave way underneath his big rig. portion of the highway near cave is closed and traffic now rerouted. >> holiday tragedy in the sierra tonight. 71-year-old man died after hitting a tree on the west face of what is called k 22. he was wearing a helmet but it was not enough to save his life. >> good evening. right to sandhya with very latest on the weather. >> we are going to switch over from light rain to thunderstorms we check out live doppler 7 ht and is what develop off the coast that is most important part right now as we show you here. ill take you in and give you at bit of a closer look at the lightning strike. you see them off the coast here. not far away and they will be moving towards the bay area so this strike here is about 103 males away. i'm watching it for you. th
's mother and two uncles. investigators don't know what led to the shooting. they tracked him down using a cellphone signal. they exchanged fire. his two young daughters they found in his vehicle that had been shot. his son was also injured. >> the president and house speaker met to discuss the so-called fiscal cliff. they have until january 1st to extend the bush-era tax cuts. americans will see massive cuts to social spending. they didn't comment on the meeting today but other republicans are considering a raise in taxes for the wealthiest americans if it will help get a deal done. >> we have spun ourselves into a hole and we're not going to borrow money and get out of it. will i accept a tax increase as a part of a deal to actually solve our problems? yes. >> here is what cuts could come if a deal isn't made in time. military budget would be cut by $500 billion over ten years. schools could be cut. some ideas to avoid the cliff is eliminating the tax deduction for charitable contributions and not allowing homeowners to write off mortgaged payments. >> gas prices are dropping. national
person and different police official tells us that person is in critical condition right now. we have a crew on the scene. we bring awe live report from the latest information tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00 o'clock. there is more breaking news. this in pittsburgh. sky 7 hd is live right now. that's what you are looking at. over a police scene near the pittsburgh bart station that we believe is part of ongoing situation that involved a somewhating at the bart station and caused delays for the system. victim was shot in the parking lot and suffered chest and elbow wound wounds. he was taken to john muir hospital. again this scene is in a neighborhood near the bart station in pittsburgh. we are still working to nail it down and figure out exactly what the connection is here but bart is back up and running normally right now. more details this hour as we get them and of course on abc 7 news at 11:00 o'clock but looking at live breaking pictures near the pittsburgh bart station tonight breaking news. >>> mean time police releasing few details on first of its kind shooting in waln
't know her fate. >> she really loved us. i hope she is okay. i hope it's not her, i kept saying. you know she has been hurt but he doesn't know the end result. >>> they are one of the lucky families, both their children survived. >>> the father of the gunman has released a statement saying his family is grieving along with all of those who have been affected by this enormous tragedy. >>> the connecticut tragedy has touched a nerve across the country and vigils honoring are springing up everywhere.e of thl who attended sandy hook elementary. in san francisco city sper organized a vigil. it was the corner of silver avenue and mission street. speakers talked about workers together to bring about peace and addressing the issue with people with w mental health needs. a previously scheduled gun buy-back program, hundreds of guns were bought by oakland and san francisco police. >> michelle who did not want to give her last name was more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to san francisco police many who waited in long line were brought here by the tragedy. mass murder of 20 children in c
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